The State of Latinos in HIV Prevention Community Planning


The State of Latinos in HIV Prevention Community Planning


This document helps community planning groups, health departments, and other stakeholders understand the issues behind Latino participation in HIV prevention community planning, as well as increase Latino participation in the process. It is a compilation of information collected from a series of regional/national meetings, where Latino staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Technical Assistance (TA) Providers' Network for Community Planning facilitated sessions on the Latino experience in community planning.

Topics discussed include:

  • The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Latino community
  • The importance of Latino representation
  • Barriers and challenges
  • Addressing the barriers and challenges
  • Examples of Latino involvement in community planning
  • Resources
  • Contact information for examples of Latino involvement


Academy for Educational Development Center for Community-Based Health Strategies; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors; National Association of People With AIDS; National Minority AIDS Council; U.S.-Mexico Border Health Association

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Release Date: 2002
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: April 2008
Original Summary: September 2003
Last Updated: 05/19/08

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